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Major Taylor Easy Riders - Tour of Lake Charlevoix at the MMM 2019

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Pensula Park

310 Front Street

Boyne City, MI 49712

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IMPORTANT NOTICE!!!!!!

This ride is NOT affiliated with the Michigan Mountain Mayhem ride.

This ride is the Major Taylor Cycling Club riding in Boyne City Michigan "BIKE-CATION"! By registering for this ride you DO NOT register for the Michigan Mountain Mayhem! THIS RIDE IS FOR ANYONE THAT WANTS TO RIDE AND ENJOY THE COMPANY OF MTC3 FOR A FUN FILLED WEEKEND BIKE-CATION.

This ride begins at Pensula Park in Boyne City, MI along beuatiful Charlevoix. The location is about a 6-hour drive from Chicago. Please keep in mind that Boyne City, MI is on Eastern Time, one hour ahead of Chicago.

Date: 6/15/2019

Start Time: TBA

End Time: This is a "Bike-Cation", you can stop when you're ready to stop.

Start Location: Pensula Park, 310 Front St, Boyne City, MI 49712

Pace: TBA

Distance: TBA

Ride Route
: Here is the route and it is subject to change.

Accommodations: Many of us are staying at the Boyne Mountain Resort. Reservations are liimited, so please make your reservations now. If they are full you can find other accommodations here.

Boyne Mountain Resort
1 Boyne Mountain Road Boyne Falls, MI 49713 (231) 549-6000

Boyne Mountain discounts for MMM riders are pending. We will provide more information as it becomes available.


MTC3 Ride Contact Person: Caliph Jackson / caliphjackson@gmail.com or Ed Dixon / edixon22@gmail.com

PLEASE WEAR YOUR MAJOR TAYLOR CHICAGO KITS! (10th Anniversary Kits or Red Kits)

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL MAJOR TAYLOR CHICAGO RIDES!

http://majortaylorchicago.com/ride-rules/

WHAT TO BRING TO AN MTC3 RIDE:

Part of being a good cyclist is having the tools and accessories necessary to be self-sufficient, safe, and ready to ride. Below is a general list of items to bring and a to-do list to be ready for an MTC3 ride.

Gear Bag: buy a gear bag (saddle bag is recommended) and stock it with the basics – extra tube, tire tools, a small multi-tool, and either a mini-pump or a CO2 cartridge set.

Tire Pressure: pump your tires up before coming to the ride, or bring a floor pump that you can use in the parking lot before the ride. If you need help, MTC3 ride leaders will be there to help you learn.

Your bike: Give it a quick inspection. Spin the wheels to make sure they aren’t rubbing. Do the gears shift accurately and easily? Does everything seem to be in order? This is called an ABC check. (Air, Brakes, and Chain)

Hydration/Food: Remember to bring water/sports drink and maybe an energy snack (bar, gel, banana, etc).

  • Optional items: The following will make your ride more enjoyable, but aren’t absolutely necessary. Cycling gloves, sunglasses, cycling shoes and clipless pedals, padded cycling shorts.

  • Be on Time: MTC3 rides leave promptly at the advertised time. Get to the start of the ride with plenty of time to get yourself and your bike ready to roll with soul!

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